Still Booming - The Tampa Tribune
October 20, 2013
The people of Park City, Utah, know how to make the most of the area's treasured assets. Like many Western ski towns, Park City started out as a silver mining boom town. The miners dabbled in skiing, of course, first for transportation and then as a recreational diversion. But it wasn't until the mining bottomed out that these picturesque hamlets resurrected themselves as outdoor recreation meccas.Today, three world-class ski resorts - Park City Mountain, Deer Valley and Canyons Resorts - surround the town, part of a high concentration of prime ski area within a short drive of the Salt Lake City airport. For the full story, please click on this link.